Year 6

Forest School

Forest School

This term Forest School has been full of activities to do with teamwork, resilience, independence, confidence & creativity. Forest School has even hosted The Romans & Ancient Greeks! All the children have worked on activities to develop trust & teamwork using blindfolds, hoops & completing scavenger hunts. Using natural materials Year 6 created scenes from… Continue Reading

Friday 5 Minute Friendships

Friday 5 Minute Friendships

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog During Mr Turner’s Friday Assembly on 1 October, our Y4 and Y5 Wellbeing Ambassadors introduced us to CONNECT which is part of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing. They set us a challenge to connect with each other on the yard and they introduced Friday 5 Minute Friendships. The first conversations took place… Continue Reading

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog

Wellbeing Ambassador Blog  –  Friday 1st October This week posters have been going up along the corridors showing everyone in school the children’s version of our Wellbeing Vision Statement. The Wellbeing  Ambassadors have also spoken to their class about it, asking them to try their best to live out the statements on it. There are… Continue Reading

Team Challenge Adventures

Team Challenge Adventures

This week, Year 6 took part in a Team Challenge Adventure Day. The day consisted of a variety of outdoor and adventurous activities which were aimed at developing teamwork and resilience in our children. Split into groups of six, the children had to work together to solve problems and complete challenges, as well as putting… Continue Reading

Art and Design in Year 6

Art and Design in Year 6

Year 6 have been experimenting with different ways of using textiles to create different effects. They used fabric, fabric paints, buttons, sequins, wool, needles, thread etc. to recreate scenes from well-known stories or a scene of their choice. Take a look at our work-in-progress photographs. Continue Reading

Year 6 Mental Health Awareness Week

Year 6 Mental Health Awareness Week

Year 6 have enjoyed a week of fun and educational activities both inside and out of the classroom, as part of Mental health Awareness Week. All activities were based around the theme of this week: ‘Nature’ and included making observational drawings of nature in the style of Geoff Slater, a class walk through Jesmond Dene… Continue Reading